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Davis Street Demolition and Full Freeway Closure

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin demolition work on the Davis Street bridge in San Leandro. The demolition work will start as early as July 7 and continue until July 24.

The majority of the work will be performed at night with lane closures on I-880. Lane closures and full freeway closures will be in both the northbound 880 and southbound 880 directions. Full freeway closures will be in one direction only each night. The lane closure hours are 9:00 PM – 5:00 AM on weeknights and 10:00PM - 8:00 AM on weekend nights. Demolition may occur between any of the above mentioned hours. Click here for more Caltrans information.

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2014 Summer Activities Guide

The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has launched its 2014 Summer Activities Guide!

Family Events, Aquatics, Day Camps, Specialty Camps, Youth Sports, Classes, Trips... the list goes on and on! There is something for everybody from tots to seniors and individuals to families in the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Summer Activities Guide! Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn something new, meet new friends, get in shape and get involved in our community!

For information on our current course offerings, please visit Summer Activities or visit the Recreation and Human Services Department homepage.

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San Leandro Offers Business Tax Holiday

With an unparalleled, strategic location and the fastest internet connectivity available anywhere, San Leandro is poised to capitalize on the current economic recovery. To ensure that we maximize our success, San Leandro is expanding its efforts to welcome new businesses with a Business License Tax Holiday. This program will be effective immediately and will run for one year. Virtually all businesses that are new to San Leandro, including start-ups and businesses re-locating from other areas, will be exempt from the tax for their first year of operations.

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Tuesday July 22, 2014
10:00  AM Canciones y cuentos en Español (South Branch Library)

Canciones y cuentos en Español para bebes y niños menores de tres años
Disfruta libros, cuentos y canciones en Español en la biblioteca con tus bebes y niños pequeños. Aprende canciones y rimas que puedes usar cada día con ellos en casa. Ven y juega con nosotros terminando la lectura del cuento. Este es un servicio gratuito ofrecido por First 5 Alameda County.
Martes 10:00am—Biblioteca South Branch (espacio es limitado en Biblioteca South Branch)
Jueves 10:00am—Biblioteca Principal

Songs and Stories in Spanish for Little Ones - Ages 0 to 3
Enjoy Spanish-language books, stories and songs at the library with your babies and toddlers. Learn songs and rhymes that you can use every day with your little one (ages 0 to 3). After storytime, you are invited to stay and play. This free storytime is funded by First 5 Alameda County.

Tuesdays at 10:00am— South Branch Library (space is limited at South Branch Library due to room capacity)
Thursdays at 10:00am—Main Library

10:30  AM Pre-Bid Conference for Bid No. 14-15.002, Hesperian/Springlake RR Crossing Improvements 10:30 AM
There will be a pre-bid conference for Bid No. 14-15.002, Hesperian/Springlake Railroad Crossing Improvements Project at 10:30 AM local time, Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 in the Sister Cities Gallery, 1st Floor, City Hall, 835 E. 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
NOTE: This is a rebid of this project
2:00  PM Reading Buddies (Manor Branch)
Students in grades 1 to 5 can practice reading with our teen Reading Buddies this summer at the Manor Branch. You can sign up for one or more 25-minute sessions. Call the Manor Branch at 577-7971 to sign up beginning June 3. Space is limited.
3:00  PM Discover Science Storytime (Registration closed - FULL)
Discover Science
Story & Science Times for kids ages 5 to 9

Designed for kids ages 5 to 9 and their grown-ups, our Discover Science
program combines great science-related books with a hands-on science activity! Registration is required and space is limited. Sign up starting June 2 by calling the children's desk at 577-3960.

Dates & Topics:
· Tues June 24: Sink or Float?
· Tues July 1: Bubbles
· Tues July 8: Rockets
· Tues July 15: Volcanoes
· Tues July 22: Paper Airplanes
· Tues July 29: Sound and Music

Wednesday July 23, 2014
9:30  AM Babies N' Toddlers Storytime (Main Library)
BABIES N' TODDLERS STORYTIME
Designed for babies and toddlers up to age 3, this storytime is for the child and caregiver to participate together. We will sing songs, do fingerplays and many movement activities, and hear lots of short picture books! No registration required, but due to room capacity we will stop seating when we reach our seating capacity. We offer duplicate sessions at 9:30am and 10:30am for your convenience, so please choose just one to attend.
10:30  AM Babies N' Toddlers Storytime (Main Library)
BABIES N' TODDLERS STORYTIME
Designed for babies and toddlers up to age 3, this storytime is for the child and caregiver to participate together. We will sing songs, do fingerplays and many movement activities, and hear lots of short picture books! No registration required, but due to room capacity we will stop seating when we reach our seating capacity. We offer duplicate sessions at 9:30am and 10:30am for your convenience, so please choose just one to attend.
1:00  PM D.I.Y. Workshop
Join Teen Librarian Loryn at the Main Library on Wednesday, July 23 from 1:00-3:00 pm and learn how to Do It Yourself! We'll be making our own whiteboards and tie-dye t-shirts using sharpies (please bring your own shirt!)

This event is part of the San Leandro Public Library Spark a Reaction! Teen Imaginators programs and is for teens going into grades 5-12. Registration is required, apply at the Children's Desk or by calling 510-577-3960.

For all Teen Imaginator's programs, click here!